New PDF release: A Very Independent County: Parliamentary Elections and

By C.F. McGleenon

ISBN-10: 1903688930

ISBN-13: 9781903688939

In the eighteenth century, County Armagh used to be famously known as a truly self sufficient county' given the particular nature of politics and electioneering in parliamentary elections.

This booklet analyses the historical past to, and lines info of common elections and by‐elections for the county and borough seats in Armagh. during this interval sooner than mystery ballots while polls frequently lasted for weeks, the subsequent electioneering practices are defined: patronage, canvassing of citizens through applicants, family members among landlords and freeholders; 'conjunctions' and 'running horses'; festivities similar to treating of citizens together with delivery and lodging, musical bands and parades; violence and intimidation with cudgels, swords and weapons; a paper warfare of pamphlets.

Key political households in Armagh are pointed out who have been seriously concerned and divided on modern nationwide matters akin to competitively priced and parliamentary reform, unfastened alternate, Catholic aid and Catholic emancipation, union of the Irish and British parliaments.

Social and financial matters in Armagh have been intertwined with the politics of the period: faith and society, development of the linen and cities, agrarian unrest, resentment opposed to cost of cess and tithes.

From those concerns emerged renowned societies, socio‐economic protest and paramilitary actions: the Oakboys in 1763 and 1772, the Volunteers within the 1780s, sectarian outrages by way of Fleets, Peep O'Day Boys and Defenders 1784‐90, the United Irish Society and Orange Society within the 1790s.

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